Jose Morales, Jr. :: Founding Board Member

Jose Morales Jr earned his Bachelor of Arts degree at City College of New York, following army service, in 1953. He also earned his MA in public administration at Baruch College in 1973, where he was one of eight National Fellows in Healthcare Administration in a federal university based mid-career executive development program.

His career has been in the health services field, currently serving as Vice President of St. Barnabas Hospital, where he has been an officer of the hospital since 1990. Other posts include: Director of New York City Department of Health Bureau for families with special needs; Assistant Professor of New York Medical College Department of Community and Preventive Medicine; Chief of Ambulatory Care for New York Medical College for Lincoln Hospital Center; and, Regional director of US Department of Health and Human Services, Region II.

He served in several capacities within the Department of Labor, Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. As National Director, Community Organization, his duties included planning and coordination of a 12-office community organization program in New York State, New England, Delaware Valley and Midwest. As Chief, Community Organization of New York City, his duties included staff direction in grass roots, leadership training and community action. As Community Organizer, he was responsible for development of Latino community-based organizations in New York in the neighborhoods where newcomers settled.

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